NIEM 2011 National Training Event
Philadelphia, PA
August 23-25, 2011
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Transportation Information

This year's NIEM National Training Event will be hosted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. There are many options for traveling into Philadelphia and depending on where you live, some of these options are quite cost-effective. Below is a list of available modes of transportation into the city of Philadelphia:

TrainAmtrak Passenger Rail

From 30th Street Station: Take any train. (All trains stop at the Market East Station)
Please Note:
Cost is free when you show your Amtrak ticket stub.

  • Take any train to the Market East Station (All trains stop at the Market East Station).
  • Take two escalators up to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
  • Follow the signs to the Philadelphia Marriott.
  • Go across the skywalk/bridge into the Philadelphia Marriott.
  • Take the escalator down to the lobby.
  • The registration desk is to the left.

Plane—Closest airport is Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

From the Philadelphia Airport: R1 Train—$7 each way

  • Take the R1 train to Market East Station.
  • Take two escalators up to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
  • Follow the signs to the Philadelphia Marriott.
  • Go across the skywalk/bridge into the Philadelphia Marriott.
  • Take the escalator down to the lobby.
  • The registration desk is to the left.

CarPlease check the parking rates (at the bottom of the maps and transportation page of the Philadelphia Marriott Web site) before selecting this mode of transportation.

Directions to the Philadelphia Marriott Hotel

1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 625-2900
Fax: (215) 625-6000

Customize your directions on Marriott’s maps and transportation page, or you can view general directions below.

From the North: Using I-95 South–Trenton, Princeton
From the South: Using I-95 North–Philadelphia Airport, Baltimore, Washington, DC

Take I-95 to Exit 22 (I-676 West/Central Philadelphia). Follow I-676 West for one mile to the Broad Street exit. At the end of the ramp, make the first left onto Vine Street/local traffic. Proceed on Vine Street three traffic lights to 12th Street. Make a right on onto 12th Street, and proceed three blocks to Filbert Street. The hotel will be on the right corner of 12th and Filbert, one block past the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

From the Northeast: Using the PA Turnpike–Northeast Extension, Route 9
Follow the Northeast Extension South until it ends. Take I-476 South to Exit 6 (I-76 East/Philadelphia). Proceed on I-76 East to Exit 38 (I-676 East/Central Philadelphia). Proceed on I-676 East for one mile to the Broad Street exit. Exit to the left, and follow the traffic signs to Vine Street/local traffic. Proceed on Vine Street three traffic lights to 12th Street. Make a right on 12th Street and proceed three blocks to Filbert Street. The hotel will be on the right corner of 12th and Filbert, one block past the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

From the East: Using the New Jersey Turnpike–Northern New Jersey, New York
Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 4 (Camden/Philadelphia). Stay to the right through the tollbooths, take Route 73 North to Route 38 West. Proceed on Route 38 West to Route 30 West. Continue on Route 30 West to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Proceed across the bridge, staying in the center lane to I-676 West/Central Philadelphia. Proceed on I-676 West for one mile to the Broad Street exit. At the end of the exit ramp, make the first left onto Vine Street/local traffic. Proceed on Vine Street three traffic lights to 12th Street. Make a right onto 12th Street and proceed three blocks to Filbert Street. The hotel will be on the right corner of 12th and Filbert, one block past the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

From the West: Using the Pennsylvania Turnpike–Penn State College, Pittsburgh
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Exit 24 (Valley Forge/I-76 East). Proceed on I-76 East for 17 miles to Exit 38 (I-676 East/Central Philadelphia). Proceed on I-676 East for one mile to the Broad Street exit. Staying to the left, follow the traffic signs to Vine Street/local traffic. Proceed on Vine Street three traffic lights to 12th Street. Make a right on 12th Street and proceed three blocks to Filbert Street. The hotel will be on the right-hand corner of 12th and Filbert, one block past the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

From Southern New Jersey: Using the Walt Whitman Bridge–Shore Points
Take the Atlantic City Expressway east to the end, merging with Route 42 North. Continue on 42 North, following the traffic signs for the Walt Whitman Bridge. Upon crossing the bridge, proceed on I-95 North to Exit 22 (I-676 West/ Central Philadelphia). Proceed on I-676 West for one mile to the Broad Street exit. At the end of the exit ramp, make the first left onto Vine Street/local traffic. Continue on Vine Street three traffic lights to 12th Street. Make a right on 12th Street and proceed three blocks to Filbert Street. The hotel will be on the right corner of 12th and Filbert Street, one block past the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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